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Salon waste repurposing program

Program name:
Waste Free Systems 

The Waste Free Systems program is free and helps hair and beauty salon members to reuse, recycle and reduce waste going to landfill. Assistance includes bins, training for staff and marketing materials.

Salon reuse, recycling and waste reduction program

Program name:
Sustainable Salons

The Sustainable Salons program assists salon members including beauty and pet-grooming salons, barber shops, and dermal and cosmetics clinics across Australia to recycle and reduce waste going to landfill. Profits from the sale of recycled materials go to OzHarvest.

Energy-efficient electric water heater upgrade

Program name:
Energy-efficient electric water heater upgrade

The ActewAGL Energy-efficient electric water heater upgrade program reduces the purchase price of a new hot water heat pump for ACT residents. At the time of sale $750 is taken off the purchase price of the product.

Electric bike loan scheme

Program name:
Canberra Electric Bike Library 

The Canberra Electric Bike Library project offers different styles of bikes you can borrow and try.

Lighting efficiency web tool for business

Program name:
Lighting Efficiency webtool

The ACT Government and Canberra Business Chamber Lighting Efficiency webtool provides basic advice about improving the lighting efficiency of your business. 

Reusable coffee cup scheme

Program name:
Coffee Cup Scheme

The ACT Government is partnering with Green Caffeen for a reusable Coffee Cup Scheme to reduce the use of disposable coffee cups.

Home energy assessments for renters

Program name:
Renters’ Home Energy Assessments

The ACT Government Renters’ Home Energy Assessments program provides Australian Capital Territory residents who rent their home with free home energy assessments. 

Electricity smart meter upgrade

Program name:
Upgrade my meter

The ACTewAGL Upgrade my meter scheme gives ACT households access to detailed information online about their electricity usage by changing to an electricity smart meter.

Australasian recycling label

Program name:
Australasian Recycling Label

The Australasian Recycling Label provides Australians with easy-to-understand recycling information when you need it most.  It makes it easier for you to put the right packaging in the right bin. It removes confusion, saves time and reduces waste going to landfill.

Container deposit refund scheme - ACT

Program name:
ACT Container Deposit Scheme

The Container Deposit Scheme enables Canberrans to take eligible beverage containers to return points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. You can choose to keep your refund or donate it to charity.